Massive reissue of Prince's best album shows he had 'no time for self-pity' in 1987
His second movie, “Under the Cherry Moon,” had just bombed at the box office. His engagement to singer Susannah Melvoin had ended. And Prince had dismissed his longtime backup band, the Revolution.“You’re turning 30, your reign has ended, the world is changing, the current styles of music are not what you do. And you’ve got this new band coming in,” said Susan Rogers, his personal recording engineer from 1983 to 1987. “There was doubt in the room. Prince is not used to doubt. He didn’t have the experience or the tool kit for understanding.”So Prince did what he always did — expressed his feeli...
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Warisan Plus addresses KDM fears in grand finale ceramah
SABAH POLLS | In the last push to inspire voters to choose Warisan Plus to continue governing Sabah, the coalition tonight sought to allay fears of the Kadazan Dusun Murut (KDM) community in its final campaign effort.At the Warisan Plus grand finale ceramah in Penampang, former chief justice Richard Malanjum made an appearance to address the concerns of the KDM community especially on the issue of undocumented migrants in the state.Malanjum said he would not have openly campaigned for incumbent Chief Minister Shafie Apdal if the Warisan president was an "undocumented migrant"."If Shafie was an...
Vin Diesel has launched his music career
Vin Diesel has released his debut single.The 'Fast and Furious' actor has teamed up with Norwegian DJ Kygo on electro song 'Feel Like I Do' and the 53-year-old star hopes he has made his fans "proud" with his first official foray into music.He wrote on Instagram: "For so long, I have been promising to release music... encouraged by you, to step out of my comfort zone. Thank you for believing in me. As always, I hope to make you proud."Vin who recorded the song during quarantine and admitted he felt "blessed" to have found another "creative outlet" at a time when the coronavirus crisis brought ...
Assessing contributions of Bureau De Change in foreign exchange stability
The Bureaux De Change Operators (BDCS) sector has for decades, remained a critical component of the Nigerian financial market playing pivotal role in exchange rate stability and job creation. The BDCS have supported Nigeria’s growth agenda and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’S) commitment to exchange rate stability and regulation for the industry.Erring BDC operators have severally been sanctioned by the Central Bank of Nigeria and Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria in line with the industry’s zero tolerance for regulatory abuse.Corruption and illicit financial flows are tw...
How Cheche exposed Bongo Flava’s copy and paste bug
WCB signee Zuchu and her Boss Diamond Platnumz were dealt a major blow after their brand new video to the song #Cheche got pulled down from YouTube over copyright claims last week.A search done by The Beat indicates that #Cheche was pulled down from the streaming platform after a copyright strike was filed by a guy called Tony Anthony.“Video unavailable: This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Tony Antony,” read the message from YouTube. According to the Head of Digital Department at WCB Wasafi, Kim Kayndo, the music label quickly got in touch with the YouTube management ...
CHR vows to go after military, police if links to taken down Facebook accounts proven true
CHR vows to go after military, police if links to taken down Facebook accounts proven true(Philstar.com) – September 25, 2020 – 3:11pmMANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights on Friday vowed it will go after the Philippine military and police if their links to Facebook accounts spreading disinformation are proven true.Facebook head of security policy Nathaniel Gleicher announced earlier this week that it had taken down 155 accounts, 11 Pages, nine Groups and six Instagram accounts for violating its “policy against foreign or government interference which is coordinated inauthentic ...
Verdant dreamsEmeralds take centre stage in Cindy Chao’s Black Label Masterpiece Collectionpublished : 25 Sep 2020 at 04:00newspaper section:[Life](http://search.bangkokpost.com/search/result_advanced?category=news&xNewsSection=Life)One of the 2019 Black Label Masterpieces, the Emerald Architectural Necklace expressed Cindy Chao’s penchant for green stones.Emeralds shine again in the 2020 Black Label Masterpieces, exhibited earlier this year, at TEFAF Maastricht 2020, the world’s premier fair for fine art, antiques and design.Founded by the Taiwanese jewellery artist in 2004, Cindy Chao The Ar...
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Stable lives of trainees from Xinjiang vocational centers counter Western liars
Workers make components for earphones in a factory in the city of Artux in Kizilsu Kirgiz Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on September 14. Photo: Yu Jincui/GTI recently met a woman named Hurxide Adil in a factory producing computer components in Ahu town, Artux city, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. This 24-year-old woman is already a mother of two children. She is quite talkative and has no difficulty communicating with me in Putonghua, the country's common language. When asked why she has a relatively good command of Putonghua, she told me that she...
‘Ganna Ape De’ awarded to Ebony Holdings | Daily FT
Mawbima Lanka Foundation Board Director Dr. Sumith Wanniarachi presenting the certification to Ebony Holdings Chairman Rasmi Raheem and to Managing Director Raseen RaheemEbony Holdings Ltd. and its premium menswear fashion labels Vantage, Ebony & Luxure were recently awarded the ‘Ganna Ape De’ accreditation and utilisation of the Suriya Sinha logo in their products, recognising that they are a 100% Sri Lankan brand. This trademark conveys the message that the company’s production and consumption will contribute towards building the national economy.The accreditation ceremony was held at Golden...
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